The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.63% 5.95% 5.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 18.75% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £82,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 80 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.32% 31.75% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,900 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) DNS
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) WatchGuard
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) VLAN
5 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (40.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) Juniper
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (36.00%) XenApp
6 9 (36.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (36.00%) Veeam
6 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) VLAN
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 3 (12.00%) NetScreen
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) Frame Relay
6 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.00%) SIEM
2 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.00%) DNA
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCIE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 9 (36.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) WatchGuard
4 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 9 (36.00%) Juniper
5 9 (36.00%) Veeam
6 3 (12.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) LogLogic
7 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.00%) GFI Software
7 2 (8.00%) Qualys
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 2 (8.00%) Nokia
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Brocade
8 1 (4.00%) Aruba
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